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URGENT ¥¥¥ French construction firms evacuate staff from Chernobyl

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(Globalpost/GlobalPost)

French construction firms Vinci and Bouygues said Wednesday they had evacuated as a precaution around 80 employees from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine after a section of the roof collapsed.

The two companies are working on constructing the sarcophagus structure covering the reactor that exploded in 1986 in the world's worst nuclear disaster.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/urgent-french-construction-firms-evacuate-staff-chernobyl